Congratulations to...

Congratulations to the following Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Clerkship Award recipients:

Michael Pignanelli, Anesthesia
Nominated by Drs. Americo Liolli and Alex Briskin

Samantha Britton, Surgery
Nominated by Dr. Takeshi Takahashi

Amanda Elliott, Psychiatry
Nominated by Dr. Adewale Akinslosotu

Navpreet Dhillon, Paediatrics
Nominated by Dr. Hema Gangam

Leah Nicoletti, Medicine
Nominated by Dr. Lawrence Jacobs

Jennifer Cox, Family Medicine
Nominated by Drs. Catherine Yanchula and Joseph Zakaria

Mason Leschyna, Emergency Medicine
Nominated by Dr. Anthony Pozzi

Katy Bartlett, Obstetics/Gynaecology
Nominated by Drs. Brad Jasey and Angelina Chan

Dr. Sharon Burey, Adjunct Professor and Vice President of the Pediatricians Alliance of Ontario (PAO), attended a press conference on the upcoming marijuana legalization. Along with Dr. Hirotaka Yamashiro, President of PAO, Dr. Burrey warned that Ontario is not ready for the potentially serious consequences for children after legalization goes into effect on July 1, 2018. The physicians recommend more research into consequences for children and volunteered their paediatric expertise in order to be part of the conversation with parents. Read the Toronto Star article